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P.S. 8 Great Kills ParkIn 1892, a school building was erected in Staten Island's neighborhood of Great Kills.  The building, which housed students of Public School 8, was given many additions at the turn of the twentieth century and it was designated as the Great Kills School in 1916.  The following year, however, it was replaced by an entirely new school building.

Public School 8 is located at 112 Lindenwood Road.  Its boundaries include School Street to the northwest, Lindenwood Road to the northeast, and Seely Lane to the southwest.  For quite some time, the southeastern boundary for Public School 8 was an empty lot.  That changed by the end of the century when the city developed a playground on the empty lot.  The name of the school was also changed at that time from the…

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At the turn of the twenty-first century, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation acquired a parcel of land on the Great Kills shoreline made up of roughly twenty square feet.  The land had been filled with debris and Seaside Nature Park in Great Kills, SINYgarbage at the time.  In an effort to clean up the Great Kills shoreline, a non-profit organization known as the Turnaround Friends was formed in 1994.  The Turnaround Friends teamed up with the New York City Departments of Environmental Protection, Parks and Recreation, and Sanitation to perform a clean-up effort.  The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation soon expanded the site to five acres and created Seaside Wildlife Nature Park, a waterfront park overlooking the Great Kills Harbor.

Over the years, much has been…

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During the early 1960s, a school was constructed at 330 Durant Avenue in the neighborhood of Bay Terrace. This school became known as P.S. 53: The Bay Terrace School. At that time, an open area existed just below the school, which was monkey_bars_400made up of a little less than three acres of land. This open area was bounded by the streets of Ainsworth Avenue to the west, Greencroft Avenue to the south, and Redgrave Avenue to the east-P.S. 53 being its northern boundary.

Around the time that the school opened, the Site Selection Board of New York City decided that the site should be converted into a park. By 1970, construction began on this park, which would be operated jointly by the New York City Board of Education and the New York City Department of Parks and…

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Long overdue, the blight of former "Brookfield" is undergoing one of the largest remediation and transformations in New York State history. Now, Staten Island will be graced with one of the most picturesque parks in New York City.

If brookfield new park great killsyou live on Staten Island, there's a high chance you've heard about how the Fresh Kills Landfill will be transformed into a park in the future.  What you may not have heard, though, is that Staten Island is home to yet another landfill which will also be transformed into a park.  While it may not take up as much space as the Fresh Kills Landfill, it is still pretty big, itself.(Photo© Below A New Day Awakens Brookfield, Staten Island) 

From the late 1960s, up until the early 1980s, a 132-acre site above Staten Island's…

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Quite often in Staten Island, you will find parks and neighboring streets bearing the same name. This happened in the neighborhood of Great Kills, just above the Staten Island Railroad line. In 1982, roughly twenty-three acres of land were acquired by the City of New York. This land, which is bounded by the streets of Dewey Avenue to the north, Greaves Avenue to the west, and Evergreen Street to the east, was put under the jurisdiction of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Owing to its location, it was named Evergreen Park.

Soon, the Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences took over the park, after coming to an agreement with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Until the end of the decade, the Staten Island…

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Crescent Beach Park is located in Staten Island's neighborhood of Great Kills. The park is mostly beach area but does contain a natural woodland area and facilities such as a playground, and an off-leash dog area. Crescent Beach Park is located below Tennyson Drive. It is between the streets of Wiman Avenue and Hales Avenue.


 

Crescent Beach Park gets its name from the crescent-shaped sandbar that appears at low tide off the beach by Wiman Avenue. In 1995, the Department of General Services assigned approximately 27 acres of this land to the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. By 1999 the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation obtained all the land that is part of Crescent Beach Park today. They received the other parcel,…

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31B Russel Street is a condo located in Great Kills, Staten Island, 10308.  In 1985, it was built with a living space of 758 square feet on 15680 square feet of land.  It sits on block 5275 and lot 1002.  It was publicly recorded on 2/8/2005 that the home was sold for $248,000.

Source: New York City Department of Finance home sale data. Property tax assessments in New York City are determined by estimated home values based on reported comparable area home and real estate sales.

If you have questions regarding this house or property, or you need to get a current home value market analysis, you can contact our Staten Island industry leading Realtors at (718) 668-0423.

Neighboring houses and brief specs on Russel Street:

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31A Russel Street is a condo located in Great Kills, Staten Island, 10308.  In 1986, it was built with a living space of 758 square feet on 16775 square feet of land.  It sits on block 5275 and lot 1001.  It was publicly recorded on 12/16/2005 that the home was sold for $276,000.


Source: New York City Department of Finance home sale data. Property tax assessments in New York City are determined by estimated home values based on reported comparable area home and real estate sales.

If you have questions regarding this house or property, or you need to get a current home value market analysis, you can contact our Staten Island industry leading Realtors at (718) 668-0423.

Neighboring houses and brief specs on Russel Street:

31B Russel Street
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4126 Hylan Boulevard is a store building located in Great Kills, Staten Island, 10308.  In 1968, it was built with a living space of 6150 square feet on 10000 square feet of land.  It sits on block 5310 and lot 7.  It was publicly recorded on 8/2/2005 that the home was sold for $700,000.

Source: New York City Department of Finance home sale data.Property tax assessments in New York City are determined by estimated home values based on reported comparable area home and real estate sales.

If you have questions regarding this house or property, or you need to get a current home value market analysis, you can contact our Staten Island industry leading Realtors at (718) 668-0423.

Neighboring houses and brief specs on Hylan Boulevard:

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118-20 Great Kills Road is a walkup apartment located in Great Kills, Staten Island, 10308.  In 1925, it was built with a living space of 3150 square feet on 8460 square feet of land.  It sits on block 5127 and lot 46.  It was publicly recorded on 2/11/2005 that the home was sold for $555,000.

Source: New York City Department of Finance home sale data. Property tax assessments in New York City are determined by estimated home values based on reported comparable area home and real estate sales.

If you have questions regarding this house or property, or you need to get a current home value market analysis, you can contact our Staten Island industry leading Realtors at (718) 668-0423.

Neighboring houses and brief specs on Great Kills Road:

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